Guided tour in Vallisaari or Kuninkaansaari Island

Vallisaari, 00860 Helsinki
Organiser: Sea Sales Finland Oy / Vallisaari
Duration: 2 hours
Price: 434 €

The classic Alexander 's tour concentrates on the fascinating nature and history of Vallisaari. Fortifications, buildings and record-breaking range of species tell a tale of coexistence between humans and wild nature.

Kuninkaansaari was a home base for Swedish warrior kings in the 16th-18th centuries. The Russians' massive fortifications with their underground spaces were built in the 19th century. In the early 20th century Kuninkaansaari was strategically the most significant fort in Viapori. A bloody Viapori rebellion took place in summer 1906. The independent history of Finland started in 1918.

The duration of the basic island tour is 2 hours and group size with guide maximum of 30 people.